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Newark – St. Benedict


date of establishment of St. Benedict’s Parish is 1854, but it was in 1863 that a resident pastor, Father Benno, arrived.

The parish was established to serve a growing German population. Today it serves a predominantly Portuguese population.

The Benedictine Fathers staffed the parish until 1970.

About The Building

Architectural Style

  • Romanesque Revival


  • Saint Joseph, St. Benedict, Saint Placidus


  • 1888 - New marble altar

Current Status: In use

Interior Pictures

Exterior Pictures

Year Opened: 1882

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